THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Fannie Lou Hamer
1917 – 1977
“Nobody’s Free Until Everybody’s Free.“
Helped found the NWPC. Organized Freedom Summer, Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). National Council of Negro Women. Co-founder of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
Photo 1. At the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, 1964. Photo 2. Fannie Lou Hamer for Congress poster, 1965.
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